sulattaa

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Finnish[edit]

(index su)

Etymology[edit]

  • causative aspect of the verb sulaa (to melt, thaw) < sula (liquid, molten, fee from ice)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: su‧lat‧taa
  • IPA(key): [ˈsulɑtːɑː(ʔ)]

Verb[edit]

sulattaa (transitive)

  1. to melt (to cause something to melt)
  2. to smelt (to produce metal from ore in a process that involves melting and chemical reduction of metal compounds into purified metal)
  3. to thaw, defrost
  4. to digest (to separate food in the alimentary canal)
  5. (by extension) to digest (to think over and arrange methodically in the mind)
  6. (by extension) to put up with, tolerate (to suffer through, or allow, especially something annoying)
    Tuollaista englantia minä en sulata.
    This is the sort of English up with which I will not put. (quote often attributed to Winston Churchill)

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